Ashjian Fined $23,500 for Failure to Disclose Conflicts

Former Fresno Unified trustee Brooke Ashjian has paid a $23,500 fine to the state's political watchdog agency for a variety of infractions, capping a three-year investigation. Listen to this article:

Swearengin Named to State Committee on Housing, Econ

Ashley Swearengin, Fresno's former mayor and current president/CEO of the Central Valley Community Foundation, will serve on a new state economic committee. Organized by California Treasurer Fiona Ma, Swearengin is part of the 12-member Housing, Economic De...
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Campaign Watchdog Hits Payne With $54K in Fines

The state agency in charge of enforcing campaign finance law gave State Center trustee Eric Payne a break on Thursday. Facing 21 counts for various infractions, including failures to file paperwork in a time...